• Volunteering with a high Return on Investment

    The 2-week training of the EU Aid Volunteers in Lunteren, the Netherlands, by MDF and consortium, is over. Forty-two people from all over Europe are prepared to be deployed worldwide to provide practical support to humanitarian aid projects. They will also be contributing to strengthening the local capacity and resilience of disaster-affected communities. 

    news19 Jun 2017
  • Staff Retreat tips

    Team retreats are a time for reflection. ‘Retreating’ means stepping away from our daily routine. This can shed a whole new light on our work and on our relations. But how to make retreats meaningful and fun? MDF’s experienced facilitators share tips.

    news15 Jun 2017
  • Corporate Sustainability Strategies and Governance

    What is it? Why do we need it? How do we monitor it?

    news07 Jun 2017
  • What’s YEPpening at MDF

    MDF’s mission is to foster competent professionals in order to increase their positive social impact. Investing in young people to become competent in their field of expertise is essential. Especially when considering the population of job-seeking youth is rapidly growing in many countries. It is, therefore, no coincidence that we host 7 Young Experts in Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Ghana and Myanmar in the context of the Young Expert Programme Water and Agrofood (YEP Programmes). 

    news01 Jun 2017
  • The truth and influencing

    For many years policy decision makers were stressing that facts, figures and evidence were most important to prove the credibility and legtimacy of your advocacy plea. Nowadays emotions, beliefs and personal interpretations on the other hand make a difference. So, how can we influence public opinion and policy decision makers to make the right choices?

    blog18 May 2017